Primary and secondary waves are body waves that travel within the Earth. The
motion and behavior of both P-type ...
Seismology is the study of earthquakes and seismic waves that move through ...
P Waves. The first kind of body wave is the P wave or primary wave. This is the ...
P wave. A P wave, or compressional wave, is a seismic body wave that shakes
the ground back and forth in the same direction and the opposite direction as the
The P-wave (primary or pressure wave) is a pulse of energy that travels quickly
through the earth and through liquids. It forces the ground to move backwards ...
A secondary school revision resource for OCR GCSE 21st Century Science
about the Earth in the Universe and seismic waves.
Primary (P) waves are compressional seismic waves that occur during an
earthquake. This lesson will cover the properties of these waves and how...
Earthquakes generate three types of seismic waves: P (primary) waves, S (
secondary) waves and surface waves, which arrive at seismic recording stations
An earthquake radiates P and S waves in all directions and the interaction of the
P and S waves with Earth's surface and shallow structure produces surface ...
The fronts of these secondary waves all lie on a surface, which becomes the new
surface of the primary wave. Heroes of Science: Physicists William Garnett.
For seismic waves through the bulk material the longitudinal or compressional
waves are called P waves (for "primary" waves) whereas the transverse waves ...